Virtualization – Did You Overlook Storage?
Just think how isolated disk bottlenecks and minor drive outages that once affected only a few applications or a handful of users will now impact many more. Or maybe it wasn’t apparent that before virtual machines, desktops and applications can be dynamically provisioned, migrated and trusted to automatically fail over, a robust shared storage infrastructure must be in place.
Such alarming news may lead you to shop around for a good, dual-redundant SAN-in-a-box. But first stop to consider the two lessons that virtualization has taught you: